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· October, 2008

Stories about Egypt from October, 2008

Egypt: Swingers Use Internet to Arrange Rendezvous

There are secrets behind closed doors. But to say that Egypt was shell shocked as news about its first swingers club emerged would be an understatement. And there is a...

Egyptian Evil Empires

Egypt: Eye Opening Bahrain Visit

Speaking of Sexual Harassment: Noha makes Egyptians proud!

In an unprecedented case, sexual harasser Sherif Gommaa was sentenced to three years behind bars, hard labour, and was also ordered to pay 5,001 Egyptian pounds fine to Noha Roshdy...

Egypt: Blogosphere's Godparents Going South

Manalaa (i.e. Manal and Alaa) the godparents of the Egyptian blogosphere - are going to live in South Africa for a while, and Alaa has written a post [Ar] describing...

Egyptian Blogger Nora Younis Wins Human Rights First Award

Egyptian blogger and human rights activist Nora Younis was awarded the Annual Human Rights Award today.

Egypt: Laila Echoes Reverberate in the Land of the Nile

In its third year, the Kolena Laila (We Are All Laila) campaign took a different turn, reaching out to women with no access to the Internet and giving them a...

Egypt: To Gold or Not To Gold

It seems that the financial crisis rocking the US markets is hurting people everywhere - even the daily decisions of laymen and people who do not own businesses. One Egyptian...

Egypt: Dying Fish at Marsa Matrouh

Egypt: Mice and Clerics

Egypt: Humiliating Sexist Joke

Iraq: Egyptian Editorial Attacks Syria

Arabeyes: Mickey Mouse Must Die..or Maybe Not

Mickey Mouse must die, declared a Saudi cleric in a television interview. Or perhaps that is not exactly what he said. Regardless, the interview found its way to television screens...

Egypt: Detainees Stacked Like Sardine in a Cage?

Prisoners stacked one on top of the other in a cage? Award winning Egyptian blogger Wael Abbas exposes yet another horrific breach of human rights on his popular blog Misr...

UAE: Just Human Blog Blocked

Egypt: Epitah Blog Hacked, then Blocked

Egypt: We are All Laila

We are all Laila, echo Egyptian female bloggers in one voice. Who is Laila and why do Egyptian girls and women associate themselves with her? Read on to learn how...

Egypt: Gaza Solidarity Activists Kidnapped, Abused and then Released

While celebrating the 6th of October victory and in alliance with the International Solidarity Movement to break Gaza Siege, activists from different Egyptian civil entities, syndicates, and political parties decided...

The Blogging Revolution: from Iran to Cuba

Antony Loewenstein, a Sydney-based freelance journalist and blogger, has recently published his new book: The Blogging Revolution. This book talks about the impact of blogging on six countries: Iran, Syria,...

Egypt: The Fire Series Continues

After the iconic Parliament building and the National Theatre, the fire monster is at work in Egypt's textile district in El Mahalla El Kobra, reports Nermeen Edress. Egyptian bloggers are...

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